Tsuba in the form of two carp


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    Openwork design of two carp forming a circle about the sd., the scales and fins carefully modelled, the eye-pupils in gold; fine roped copper-gilt rim; the gaps between the tail-fork of one fish and the head of the other have been filled with shakudō plugs, of which only the upper one remains. Signed: Naofusa [Japanese text] with kakihan [Figure]. (Tetsuya Naofusa, pupil of the founder.)

    Compare [to EAX.11103].

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